Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory28GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 28GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7  (all builds)
Memory23.5 GB free of 28 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 09 '21 at 03:18
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 85.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 679
72% 561 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.2% Excellent
Lighting 101
Reflection 115
Parallax 103
81% 106 fps
MRender 95.6
Gravity 101
Splatting 103
81% 99.9 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 240 242 242 246 242 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 418
Mixed 385
SusWrite 242
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 43.6
154% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 188
185% 296 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 118%
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
465GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 241 243 243 248 243 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 146
Mixed 400
SusWrite 241
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 54.6
193% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 288
235% 334 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 109%
Great: 120%
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
242GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 241 243 243 228 243 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 364
Mixed 400
SusWrite 240
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 54.6
193% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 252
217% 320 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
904GB free
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 241 242 242 247 243 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 428
Mixed 283
SusWrite 243
81% 365 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 45.9
177% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 191
175% 267 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
175GB free
Firmware: 7101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
23.6% Poor
Read 39.5
Write 40
Mixed 36
SusWrite 41.8
29% 39.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 109%
WD My Book 1230 3TB
63GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 141 141 141 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 138
Write 144
Mixed 85
SusWrite 141
171% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
122% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 58%
WD easystore 25FB 10TB
4.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 130 125 126 125 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 123
Write 137
Mixed 93.5
SusWrite 126
164% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.4
221% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 0118 64C0MHHHJ-HS 0215 CMD16GX3M2A1866C9 0215 CMD16GX3M2A1866C9 28GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.7% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.1
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $973
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